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  • A backgrounder on the Gloucester Educational Foundation

    The non-profit organization that agreed to handle the "Save Our Schools" fund at Chesapeake Bank -- essentially donations from people who want to contribute money to the school system that we've written about previously -- is the Gloucester Educational Foundat
  • Language classes important

         A guy I've corresponded with often over the years had the following reaction to my recent column about new funding to buy foreign language and dual language children's books for the Allentown Public Library so more non-English speakers can read to...

    Many happy returns with free tax prep

    Many happy returns with free tax prep
    In a Peanuts comic, Snoopy wrote to the Internal Revenue Service requesting his subscription be canceled and his name be removed from the mailing list. Since that's not an option, let's look at ways to get your federal income taxes done for free ahead...

    A wish list in a time of gratitude

    It's time to give thanks. There are reasons to be grateful. Recent positive GDP growth, even if it was revised slightly downward for the third quarter on Tuesday, remains a good sign. Improving home sales are another upbeat indicator. And there are,...

    Our neighbors need our help, as does the 211 help hot line that is a lifeline for many

    It was Thursday of last week, and the mother on the other end of the phone line was terrified. She was less than 36 hours from eviction. Her entire family, including her autistic son, was out of options. "I just don't know what to do," she said, her...